Mount Abu

(3600 Ft Above Sea Level)

Rajasthan | India
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Mount Abu is categorised as Hill Station / Lakeside

Nakki Lake
Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary (Photo Courtesy: CorrectKnowledge)
Sunset Point Mount Abu (Photo Courtesy: MP999)
Achalgarh Fort (Photo Courtesy: melpats_2000)
Mount Abu Observatory (Photo Courtesy: CorrectKnowledge)
View from Guru Shikhar (Photo Courtesy: CorrectKnowledge)
Brahmakumaris Complex Mount Abu
Dilwara Jain Temple

Reasons to Visit
  • Mount Abu (5000 ft asl) is a local getaway, a well-visited hill station and visited for Dilwara group of Jain temples (5 kms).
  • Dilwara Temples are important pilgrimage center for Jains and the temples marble carvings are among the best in Rajasthan.
  • Mt Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan and visited all round the year for its good weather.
  • Due to its proximity to Ahmedabad (210 km), it’s a popular ex-Ahmedabad weekend getaway. The Brahmakumaris complex here is also well visited by its devotees all round the year.
  • Abu has a few heritage hotels that give a very good experience (Palace hotel Bikaner house being the best) and there is a lake for boating.
  • Significant Pilgrimages in and around Mount Abu"Mount Abu is home to one of the most visited and architecturally renowned Jain temples (11 to 13th century), Dilwara Temples. The complex comprises many temples and visited for its architecture and for being a prime pilgrimage in Jainism."
  • Hill Stations in West and Central India"Mount Abu (5000 ft asl) is the only hill station of Rajasthan. Mount Abu is centred around a lake (with Boating) and is renowned for the Dilwara Jain Temples. Mount Abu is one of the favorite holiday traveller destinations as it combines well with Udaipur (180 kms). Mount Abu also is a standalone getaway ex-Ahmedabad (230 kms). "
  • Significant Ex-Ahmedabad Jain Pilgrimages in Gujarat and Rajasthan"Dilwara Temples in Mount Abu is a Jain Temple complex consisting of five marble Jain temples is one of the finest in Rajasthan and are now a major tourist attraction visited by all tourists with interest in heritage and architecture. "
  • Local Getaways within 300 kms of Ahmedabad"A Popular local getaway ex- Ahmedabad (210 kms) and a renowned hill station. Being in Rajasthan, it does not have restrictions on liquor consumption and therefore popular getaway for revellers. "
  • Popular Destinations in Rajasthan as ex-Ahmedabad Getaways"A Popular local getaway ex- Ahmedabad (210 kms) and a renowned hill station. Being in Rajasthan, it does not have restrictions on liquor consumption and therefore popular getaway with revellers. "
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9 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Mount Abu

Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)4
Holiday (7 or more)4

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List of Holidays for Mount Abu


  • Mount Abu Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Ex-Ahmedabad Jain Pilgrimage (4 Nights)
  • Jodhpur - Jaisalmer with Mt Abu (6 Nights)
  • Jodhpur - Mt Abu Break (4 Nights)
  • Udaipur - Mt Abu Break (5 Nights)


  • Best of Rajasthan with Mount Abu (11 Nights)
  • Gujarat - Rajasthan Jain Pilgrimage Itinerary (7 Nights)
  • Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer with Mt Abu (9 Nights)
  • Udaipur - Jodhpur with Mt Abu (7 Nights)

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Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Udaipur and Drop to Mount AbuRs. 5537

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Abu Road and Mount AbuRs. 667

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Destination Ideas

  • Bird watching in Mount Abu Sanctuary
  • Ex- Ahmedabad Jain Pilgrimage Circuit
  • Kumbhariyaji Jain Pilgrimage
  • Mount Abu - A hillside getaway in Rajasthan
  • Mount Abu Pilgrimage

Stay Ideas

  • Cama Rajputana – Premium Family Getaway
  • Palace Hotel Bikaner House – A Heritage Getaway
  • Ratan Villas – Activity Centric Getaway

Festivals linked to Mount Abu (Rajasthan)

  • Summer Festival Mount Abu
  • Winter Festival Mount Abu

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Nakki Lake is centre of tourist attraction in Mount Abu at a walking distance from town centre. Raghunath Temple and Maharaja Jaipur Palace are also on hills near the Lake.
    Lake or Riverside, Rides
    High Altitude Lake, Boating
    Vimala Vashi Temple is a Jain temple at 2.5 kms Mount Abu town centre dedicated to Adinath, the first Jain Tirthankaras. The metallic idol of Adinath, made of brass and gold makes it worth a visit for tourists.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    Sunset point is 3 kms from Mount Abu and a popular evening point for tourists to converge.
    View Point
    Valley Views
    Adhar Devi Temple is a cave temple set on a peak 3 kms north of Mount Abu dedicated to Goddess Durga. The access comprises 365 steps.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Mount Abu is home to one of the most visited and architecturally renowned Jain temples (11 to 13th century), Dilwara Temples. The complex comprises many temples
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    There are number of view points around Mount abu within 5 kms radius that are popular for tourists. Honeymoon Point Mount Abu - Offers views of the Abu Valley and acres of lush greenary. Toad Hill Mount Abu - Resembling the posture of a frog leaping from the hill to the water. Trevors Tank Mount Abu - Situated just 5 kms from the hill town and good for bird watching.
    View Point
    Valley Views
    Brahmakumaris Complex at Mount Abu is home to the World Headquarters of the institution and has hosted the International Peace Conference since 1982. Within this compound hundreds of thousands of old and new students have been welcomed and taken part in meditation courses, Raja Yoga camps and meetings with the senior members of the Brahma Kumaris for the past four decades.
    The Gaumukh Temple is dedicated to Saint Vashishth who is believed to have performed a yagna there to create four major Rajput clans.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Luna Vashi Temple is a Jain Temple dedicated to the Jain Tirthankaras at few kilometers from Dilwara Temple.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over 288 sq kms and home to 250+ species of birds and excellent for bird watching. Sanctuary is also home to Leopards. Sloth bear, Wild boar, Sambar, Chinkara and Langur are the other inhabitants here. Safari infrastructure is not extensive and therefore Sanctuarys appeal is limited to ardent Bird watchers.
    Bird Watching
    Achalgarh Fort was built in 1452 at 11 kms from Mount Abu. The fort is massive and therefore makes it worth a visit.
    Heritage Site
    The Infrared Telescope at Mount Abu is the first major facility in India. The observatory is at an altitude of 5000 ft asl adjacent to Gurushikhar. The site has been found to be good (about 150 cloud free nights per year) for astronomical obsevations.
    Heritage Site
    Guru Shikhar, a peak at an altitude of 5,676 feet (1722 meters), is the highest point in Rajasthan. It is located at a distance of 15 km from Mount Abu. It has a commanding view of Abu and its surroundings. There is also a temple here of Lord Dattatreya, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
    Temple or Holy Place, View Point
    Valley Views, Lord Dattatreya
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Dharoi Dam is a gravity dam on the Sabarmati river near Dharoi near Mehsana. Guests visit there for views of the lake formed ont he dam as an excursion from Hatharva.
    Lake or Riverside
    Ambaji Temple at Ambaj is considered one of the Shakti Peethas and has considerable local and regional importance. Ambaji Temple if one of the major regional pilgrim centre and gets hundreds of thousands of devotees arriving everyday for darshan.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple, Shaktipeetha
    Kumbhariyaji at Ambaji (a walk away from Ambaji Temple) are a beautiful cluster of live 1034-1162 AD Kain temple with intricate marble carving rivaling those of Dilwara and Ranakpur. Kumbhariyaji is visited as a part of ex-Ahmedabad pilgrimage itinerary alongwith Mahudi, Vadnagar, Taranga and Dilwara temple.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Rani-ki-Vav at Patan (11th Century) is a set of stepwells and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage site List since 1998. This magnificent east facing step well measures approximately 64m long, 20m wide & 27m deep. A stepped corridor compartmented at regular intervals with pillared multi-storeyed pavilions is a unique feature. It was one of the largest and the most sumptuous structures of its type. There are many Tourist Attractions around Patan including Forts, Vavs (Step Wells), Talavs (Lakes) and places of worships. Salvivad, a place where Patolas (Textile handicraft) are woven along with places where traditional clay toys are made are also worth visiting. Patan is typically visited enroute from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu / Palanpur / Ambaji or as excursion ex-Ahmedabad alongwith Modhera Sun Temple.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Stepwell
    The Sun Temple (1026 AD) at Modhera in Gujarat, is a temple dedicated to the Hindu Sun-God, Surya. Sun temple today is a well maintained site and a popular visit enroute for all travellers. There is a stepwell within a temple complex and Sun temple is characterised by erotic carvings.
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple

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    Abu Road is a railhead and access point to visit Mount Abu (22 kms) and Ambaji (25 kms) pilgrimage more

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  • Jalore ( 120 Km )

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  • Mehsana ( 150 Km )

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Getting There

Mount Abu
Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Around Town CentreAn area within 1 km radius of the town centre and Nakki lakeHoliday/Getaway10
Peace ParkAn area 7 kms from Nakki lake towards Gurushikhar surrounding Mount Abu Wildlife SanctuaryGetaway1
Nearest Airport in Mount Abu
  • Maharana Pratap Airport ( UDR ) , Udaipur-180 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Mount Abu
  • Abu Road ( ABR ), Abu Road-22 Kms
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